Teenager in critical condition after Carrollwood fire burns Whisper Lake Condominiums

A teenage girl was taken to a hospital in critical condition early Wednesday morning after a fire at Whisper Lake Condos near Dale Mabry Hwy. and Busch Blvd.
 
Hillsborough County Fire Rescue units responded to the fire at 3849 South Lake Dr. around midnight, after reports of heavy flames and smoke.
 
Multiple residents had evacuated the building, and rescue crews quickly called for a second alarm due to the size of the building and the magnitude of the incident. 
 
Fire rescue crews, including 16 rescue vehicles and 35 workers, took about 25 minutes to extinguish the blaze. The Fire Investigator was also called to the scene.
 
A total of six apartment units sustained severe fire, smoke and water damage and twelve people were displaced. 
 
There were no other reports of injuries to civilians or firefighters. 
 
The cause of the fire is under investigation.
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